By Scott Mills On the longest day of 2017, Weir Archer were set to attempt to make history by breaking a world record and having their names in the history books for years to come. In order to achieve this feat, a team of cyclists alongside the clubs athletes would have to cover a mammoth […]

By Scott Mills Since the hectic weekends of the London Marathon and the first track meet at Stoke Mandeville, the season is now well underway for Jenny Archer’s athletes and as expected, the team are continuing to go from strength to strength. After laying down the foundations for a successful season with some intense training […]

By Scott Mills Following the recent successes by many of the Academy’s athletes in the 2017 London Marathon, it was always going to be a tough act for Jenny Archer’s team to repeat so soon after, especially at the British Wheelchair Racing Association track meet at Stoke Mandeville. For a venue that is known for its Paralympic history […]

By Scott Mills As the sun shone over Buckingham Palace on this mild Spring morning in April, a nostalgia filled the air that something historic was about to happen as both parents, family and friends covered the pavements as they prepared to watch the 2017 London Marathon. With many of our junior athletes competing in […]

By Scott Mills In its 36th year, the London Marathon is still one of the most respected and prestigious races and as one of the Abbott World Marathon Majors, it is sure to be a historic one. After a superb race in Paris with a time of 01:29:25, David Weir CBE – one of Great […]

By Scott Mills When the 2016 Paralympics in Rio came to an end, not only did it bring the curtain down on Great Britain’s most successful ever Games, it also meant that for most athletes the start of a much needed break was upon them before the start of the winter training block. However, for IPC World Championship Bronze medallist Abbie […]

2017 By Scott Mills After the recent SLAN track meet at Sutton’s David Weir Leisure Centre, the new athletics season is now underway and whilst personal bests were few and far between there were still many lessons to take from what was a competition on a very slow track. However, with fast times hard to come by, […]